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Macbeth (1983)

Alternative title
The Shakespeare Plays
Synopsis
Television production of the play with Nicol Williamson and Jane Lapotaire as the Macbeths.
Series
BBC Television Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1983
Notes
The production is commercially available on DVD as part of the BBC TV SHAKESPEARE COLLECTION box set (see separate entry). The VHS version was deleted in March 2004.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Television drama
Related items
Macbeth
Macbeth (Sp)

Credits

Director
Jack Gold
Producer
Shaun Sutton
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Carl Davis
Costume
Michael Burdle
Art Direction
Gerry Scott
Contributor
David Snodin
Cast
Alistair Henderson 
Anne Dyson 
Barry Lowe 
Brenda Bruce 
Christopher Ellison 
Christopher Fulford 
Christopher Reich 
Crispin Mair 
David Lyon 
Denyse Alexander 
Eamon Boland 
Eileen Way 
Gawn Grainger 
Gordon Kane 
Ian Hogg 
James Bolam 
James Hazeldine 
Jane Lapotaire 
Jill Baker 
John Rowe 
John Woodnutt 
Mark Dignam 
Mark Lindsay 
Matthew Long 
Nicholas Coppin 
Nicol Williamson 
Peter Porteous 
Philip Dunbar 
Rodney Cardiff 
Tom Bowles 
Tony Doyle 
Will Leighton 
William Abney 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£12.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
149 minutes
Year
2004

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Name

Time-Life Films Inc

Phone
0101 201 843 4545
Address
PO Box 644
NJ 07652
USA

Distributor

Name

Simply Media

Contact
Laura Smith
Email
info@simplymedia.tv
Web
http://www.simplymedia.tv/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0203 542 3722
Address
Highlight House
57 Margaret Street
London W1W 8SJ
Notes
Formerly known as DD Home Entertainment or DDHE

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Trumedia Ltd

Contact
Bill Cotton
Email
sales@trumedia.co.uk
Web
https://trumedia.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01865 847837
Fax
01865 847837
Address
9 Meadow View
Kidlington
Kidlington
OX5 2XY
Notes
Trumedia supplies video tapes and DVDs to UK schools, colleges and universities and is geared up to take official orders from educational institutions. The catalogue highlights programmes likely to be of use in the curriculum, but the company can supply any video in current UK distribution, as well as some deleted titles. Particularly strong in the areas of English literature and drama, as well as history, natural history, art & artists, and foreign language films.
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